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French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

Animal health and nutrition

Like human health, animal health may be threatened by various pathogens (bacteria, viruses, parasites), some of which can also affect human health (zoonoses). ANSES contributes to the prevention and control of the major and emerging animal diseases affecting both farm animals and wildlife, and in doing so participates in the protection of public health.

The Agency assesses the health and nutritional risks of animal feed, the benefits of the products used, the treatment processes and the risks to humans of the consumption of animal-based foodstuffs. Via the French Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products, ANSES is also the competent French authority for the assessment and management of veterinary medicinal product risks.

ANSES at the 2018 Paris International Agricultural Show: collective expert appraisal devoted to health

Like every year, ANSES will be at the Paris International Agricultural Show (SIA), a key annual event providing the opportunity to meet with its partners and the general public. As an agency responsible for health risk assessment, ANSES participates fully in this event, to promote its work devoted to health and safety. The Agency invites visitors to find out more about its activities in food safety, animal health and welfare, ...

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Published on 13/02/2018

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